If you sell individual health insurance, get ready for a spike in sales. More small businesses are dropping group plans as expenses rise, leaving employees to buy coverage on their own, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Last month, WellPoint revealed that its roster of small businesses has shrunk by 12% already this year. And according [...]
The Affordable Care Act outlawed the practice of turning down patients with pre-existing conditions. But an editorial in the American Journal of Managed Care alleges that some insurance companies have found a way to deter sick customers from enrolling in their plans. How? It has to do with how drugs are categorized in the health [...]
Close to half of uninsured U.S. adults – 46 percent – have never heard of the law that requires them to buy health insurance, based on analysis performed by Harris Interactive on behalf of the Transamerica Center for Health Studies.
With the second open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act less than two months away, health agencies are struggling to decrease the rate of uninsured Latinos. Of the 8 million Americans who enrolled with Obamacare during the first open enrollment period, 10.7 percent of applicants were Latinos. This percentage is low, given that 29 [...]
It definitely feels like society is procrastinating on many life events and/or experiences.
HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell recently revealed that $60 million in grant awards will be distributed to 90 organizations where either federal or state-run exchanges are operating.
One of the states where health care cost have been increasing faster than inflation is Massachusetts, according to newly released data.
Insurance agents in Colorado apparently haven’t had to deal with too many auto insurance claims over the past several years, as for the fourth time in a row, the state is home to the city that has the safest drivers, based on the infrequency with which car crashes take place.
A recent law was passed by the California legislature that could change the way in which ride-sharing programs work for the rest of the country.
When respondents were asked whether they considered themselves to be supporters of the ACA or opponents, approximately 47 percent said they considered the 2010 health care overhaul to be a bad thing, according to analysis performed by the Kaiser Family Foundation.